Steel fenders must go. I have installed the front flared 1/4 panels and they will look good. Stock wheels look a bit small now. The rear 1/4 panels are not on yet. I may need professional help, the front was more than I thought it would be. Rear 1/4s come in at just four pounds...not bad. I have a set of custom glass rockers that came with the bumpers, but I think I want to modify a set of raised letter rockers to fit. They will need to be shortened to blend with the heavily flared rear fenders.
Bumpers. Who needs them. The Great Jenny Craig 914 weight reduction program is hot to go. I do things slowly. I have a brain injury from military service so I spend a great deal of time thinking about it before I actually DO something to my 914.
So... I got a "heavy weight" with the obligatory one half tank of fuel. Why 1/2 a tank?? Why not full or empty?? Anyway it came out at 2100lbs on the mark. Factory dry weight is 2137.8lbs. The stock bumpers fore and aft are off. I have a very nice set of replacements in fiberglass, custom made for a 914 by a club member. This will be a nice weight drop.
great rubber but a bit of a bite on the corner. I wanted to trim it and fill in with a small piece of balsa to complete it.
The back bumper looks great. Both are wrapped up and in storage.